Enter for Your Chance to Win Up to $15,000

For the third year in a row, Hillshire Farm® brand is rewarding pizza operators like you who grow good in their communities. The contest runs from February 9 – April 3, so get your application in today.  See official rules

Not sure what the Great Pizza Give Back is all about? Keep reading. 

Recognizing the Good You Do

Every day, you work hard serving your customers—but many of you go outside the walls of your restaurants to serve the needs of those in your community, too. It’s that dedication to service that the Hillshire Farm® brand celebrates and it’s the reason ­­­why we launched the Great Pizza Give Back in 2022.

Whether you’re finding dogs forever families, sponsoring youth sports teams, feeding the homeless or choosing other unique ways to give back, you’re becoming a cornerstone of your community—an invaluable partner in progress. That’s why we want to recognize you, because that’s what the Great Pizza Give Back is all about. 

Write a Winning Application

Wondering what makes a winning application? We’ll help take the guesswork out of what to include in yours. With these exclusive insights and tips, you can write a best-in-class entry. 

Applying is Easy

This simple four-question application gives you the opportunity to share how you build more than pizza.

We encourage you to collect your thoughts, use supporting detail and be thorough in your responses. That will help you tell us your story of doing good in your community and write your best application. 

Since there are so many of you doing good, there are a lot of prizes to be awarded—so be sure you enter. The contest is open February 9 – April 3, 2024See official rules

Congratulations to Our 2023 Grand Prize Winner

Dayton’s Original Pizza Factory, Dayton, OH

Sponsoring youth athletics and supporting student-focused activities is just scratching the surface of all that Dayton’s does for their community. By donating pizza to local runaway shelters, alcoholism support meetings and inner-city schools—and with countless volunteering efforts—they make so much possible, for so many people. Dayton, OH, is lucky to have you! Congratulations! 

Congratulations to All Our 2023 Winners

Seder’s Pizza

Newberry MI

This operator hires staff that needs a hand up, not a handout, and donates to local schools, animal shelters and public service entities. Plus, their fundraising efforts focus on community members who need assistance.  

Much Ado About Pizza

Pleasanton, CA 

Much Ado About Pizza is a member of Slice Out Hunger, a non-profit that coordinates pizza donations and fundraising for hunger relief nationwide. They do the same locally with pop-up events and donations to charity organizations.   

Ison’s Family Pizza

Batesville, IN

Ison’s donates half of every sale of Bulldog merchandise to the local athletic department and hosts monthly VFW days to celebrate those who served. They give back to law enforcement and firefighters, and fundraise for local schools, too. 


Albuquerque, NM

From programs that incentivize reading, to having kid classes that teach life skills such as teamwork, safety and interviewing—plus offering valuable real-world type internships–Dion’s is committed to changing lives for a better tomorrow.   

Pizzeria Gemelle

Nantucket, MA

By buying local ingredients, this pizzeria supports the local economy while reducing their carbon footprint. By hiring residents, they help the local job market. And by donating a portion of profits to local charities, they make a difference. 

House of Pizza

Sartell, MN

St. Cloud, MN

Every year this operator reaches out to local partners to see what’s needed. This year they donated to help build a basketball court and provide new equipment for a hockey arena. Plus, they supported youth sports and music organizations.   

First Class Pizza

Fountain Valley, CA

From supporting youth sports to donating to local cancer research, guide dogs for the blind, senior assisted living centers, churches, schools and so much more—their commitment to community is what the Great Pizza Give Back is all about.   

Outta Hand Pizza

Westfield, NJ

Free food for all Veterans, no questions asked. They held seven fundraisers this year (so far) for different high school clubs and sports teams. Plus, they founded Pizza with the Police, and supported healthcare workers during the pandemic. 

Stadium Pizza

San Jacinto, CA

Local sports teams, students of the month, recipients of college sponsorships through the Kiwanis Club, local high schools and police all benefit from Stadium Pizza’s donations and outreach—making a big impact in San Jacinto. 

Mama DeLuca’s Pizzeria

Nowthen, MN

Mama DeLuca’s is rewarding 2nd graders for reaching their reading goals with a free pizza! They also donate to local sports teams, a youth ranch and are part of Boxes of Hope through the local church and distributed by the police.   

Celebrate Our 2022 Grand Prize Winner

Nelly’s Italian Café
Spring Hill, TN

Nelly’s gives back to many causes that benefit humans and hounds. They team up with the local animal shelter and place flyers of adoptable dogs on every pizza box—giving them more exposure so they can find new homes. Nelly’s also sponsors a multitude of groups such as little league teams, cheer squads, and football and basketball teams. And they go the extra mile to feed the local children’s home every week. Spring Hill is lucky to have you, Nelly’s. 

Celebrate Our 2022 Winners

Champ Pizza

Vancouver, WA

Tomasso’s Pizza & Subs

Boca Raton, FL

WisePies Pizza

Albuquerque, NM

The Hungry Robot

Fairbanks, AK

Sorella’s Pizza and Pasta

Whitehouse Station, NJ

Twin Trees

Liverpool, NY

BurnBox Pizza

Kettering, MD

Belleria Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Niles, OH

Matia’s Pizza and Wings

Toledo, OH

Poplar Pizza

Howard, KS 

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